Verizon confirms texting outage for East Coast

Verizon is currently experiencing a texting outage affecting most of the East Coast, the cellular company confirmed Tuesday morning.

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Shortly after 7 a.m., an official with Verizon tweeted, "We have confirmed there is a texting outage on the east coast. Our technicians a fully aware we have a ton of customers that are being effected (sic), and we're working non-stop to get this matter resolved as soon as possible."

A map on shows most of the east coast affected, including the metro areas of New York City, New York; Detroit, Michigan; Chicago, Illinois; Atlanta, Georgia; and Tampa, Florida.

Officials with the company said there isn't an estimated time of when the issue will be resolved.
Further information isn't available.

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